Extension News

Linn County 4-H'er Earns Automotive Project Award

Joe Grimley

10/3/2008

AMES, Iowa – Joe Grimley of Linn County received a state 4-H automotive project award that includes a $100 savings bond from the Mary Jo and Glen Mente Endowment and the Iowa 4-H Foundation.  Grimley, 17, is the son of Jeff and Lee Ann Grimley of Springville.

During 10 years in 4-H, Grimley has completed several major projects including automotive, aerospace, crop production and welding.  He has been awarded for aerospace, crop production and automotive projects.  He has served as historian for his local 4-H club and was a member of the county 4-H council.

Grimley is a student at Springville High School.

For more information about 4-H contact the Linn County office of Iowa State University (ISU) Extension.  4-H in Iowa is administered through the ISU Extension 4-H Youth Development program and headquartered on the ISU campus in Ames.

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Contacts :

Brenda Allen, ISU Extension 4-H Youth Development, (515) 294-1567, bsallen@iastate.edu

Laura Sternweis, Extension Communications and External Relations, (515) 294-0775, lsternwe@iastate.edu

Joe Grimley